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the victims. >>> 4:32 now. secretary of state hillary clinton is under observation at a new york hospital this morning because of a blood clot. her doctors discovered the clot yesterday in a follow-up exam following a concussion she had suffered earlier this month. her spokesman says it's related to the concussion but is not saying where that clot is located. she is being treated with anticoagulants and will stay in the hospital for the next couple of days. >>> the deadline is 16.5 hours away for the nation's lawmakers to reach some kind of compromise to avoid a so-called "fiscal cliff." the house is set to reconvene this morning at 6:00 pacific time. andrew spencer has more on why the process seems to have stalled. >>> reporter: >> if there is an ultimate compromise, there will be parts of it that i find disgusting and reprehensible which i may have to swallow in the name of finding a compromise. >> reporter: a rare sunday session on capitol hill. >> the senate will come to order. >> reporter: as lawmakers work on avoiding the so-called "fiscal cliff." talks briefly hit a, quote, major s
and new york. he has history of getting in troub >>> every year a man wears a red suit. this year his river trip has the border patrol blessing. apparently he's raising a lot of money for local charities. >> wearing the right outfit. >>> and a restaurant in san francisco holds its annual toy drive. people can drop off toys for kids anytime from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. this is the 12th consecutive year for the toy drive. >>> and a grassroots campaign in new york collected 2,000 toys for kids whose homes were damaged or destroyed by hurricane sandy. >> one mother said the cost of rebuilding threatened to wipe out her family's entire christmas. >> the people who donated gifts have been awesome. >>> a charity known as secret sandy will collect donations all yearlong to benefit kids hard hit in that area. >>> time now is 4:44. >> there we go. >> i love the surfing. ride along with the bowling turkeys for thanksgiving. some of those great stories we have. >>> around the bay area, finally catching a bit of a break, what a stormy weekend we had, fierce storms pounding the bay area. unbelievabl
. >>> and police in upstate new york still don't know why a man shot and killed two for thes who were try -- firefighters who were trying to respond to a house fire. >> awful story, cbs news is in western new york a town that's clearly in shock. >> reporter: candles are burning for two firefighters killed in an ambush the day before christmas. >> our men are hurt and they're not going to be home with their families now. >> reporter: police believe 63- year-old william spangler intentionally set fire to a house and car in order to lure first responders to his neighborhood. >> oh i'm sorry, i just -- it's just christmas. i mean who targets people on christmas? >> reporter: authorities say spangler injured two volunteer firefighters and killed two more before shooting himself. 19-year-old thomas k achouka was filled in for married firefighters. mike ciporini was named firefighter of the year two weeks ago. >> so it's very -- it's a very difficult situation. >> reporter: condolences have been pouring into this fire station from around the world. and now two families are spending their christm
in houston, chicago and new york city staying dry in denver. 36 degrees is the forecasted high in denver this afternoon. here's a look at the forecast over the next several days. tuesday into wednesday things get unsettled in the the bay area and we have slight chance of rain. doesn't look like a whole lot in either system. but a good idea to pack your umbrella. that is a check of your forecast. >>> we're following a developing situation out of san leandro where a big rig may have hilt power lines and we have getting word this big rig may be on fair. this is on fairmont between 580 and lake chabot. we have news crew coming out to the scene for new information and in the meantime expect closures and delays. fairmont between 580 and lakes chabot. caltrans is busy this morning. northbound 880. is and on the upper deck of the bay bridge, road work there, one lane shut down as you head into the san francisco. on the lower deck no troubles but later on today they have roadwork that should get under way until 8:00. hopefully no delays. should be quiet through the midday. south 101 out of marin
the city that never sleeps, new york city. >> boston, huh? >> how about that. >> san francisco second. that's good. >>> a new study in the fight against leukemia brings promising signs for children. a doctor and university of pennsylvania scientists using a disabled form of hiv modified 7- year-old emily whitehead's blood cells to attack her cancer. they removed her immune t-cells genetically engineered them and injected them back into her. >> the idea is that we're redirecting the cells of the immune center against the cancer. >> emily has been cancer-free for eight months and if it doesn't come back for two years, she will be considered cured. researchers are now looking into whether it can be used to fight other forms of cancer. >> denver was 37 in the poll. >> i just made that up. [ laughter ] >> no clue. >>> time now 4:53. isolated? apple fixes a map snafu that police call potentially life- threatening. >> the second powerball jackpot winner has come out. why he decided to take $192 million payout now. >> you got? >> i do, actually. >> fiery flashes light up the bay area skies. what wa
in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man who was pushed on a subway track. ki-suck han died after being hit by a train at times square. han is shown in a confrontation with a suspect in a surveillance video shortly before being shoved on the track. witnesses say han desperately tried to climb back up on the platform but couldn't make it before the train struck him. >> just standing in shock not knowing what's going on. some people started running out of the platform, other people just stood there really didn't know what was going on. >> so witnesses say they noticed the suspect acting strangely before the incidents. >>> in washington, capitol hill lawmakers now have less than 4 weeks to reach an agreement on a budget solution. if democrats and republicans don't reach a deal by year's end, across-the-board tax hikes and budget cuts will automatically take effect. house speaker john boehner offered a republican proposal this week. but president obama quickly dismis
to the death. >>> the man charged with killing a 6-year-old boy in new york city back in 1979 is expected to be arraigned today. etan patz disappeared walking to a bus stop on the way to school. 51-year-old pedro hernandez was arrested for the crime. despite confessing, he is expected to plead not guilty. the defense says their case will revolve around hernandez's mental state. >>> michigan governor rick snyder signed right to work legislation into law making it the 24th state to do so. it came after thousands of union supporters protested at the capital. right to work makes it illegal to require workers to join a union or to pay dues as a condition of employment. >>> today president obama will hold a conference call with some of the nation's mayors and community leaders all about that "fiscal cliff." the president and house speaker john boehner talked on the phone last night. the white house lowered the amount of revenue it wants to generate from taxes. republicans say they are still waiting to hear from the president about spending cuts. >>> today the federal reserve is expected to anno
. ♪ [ music ] >> and from sorrow to strength, the stars turning out in a big way for sandy relief in new york city. it's all coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, square garde ♪[ music ] >> what a show. that's the boss, of course, getting the place rocking at madison square garden last night, a star-studded evening to benefit those hit hard by superstorm sandy. alisha keys, the rolling stones, bon jovi, eric clapton, paul mccartney and others lit up the stage to raise funds. there was $80 billion of dollars in the tri-state area. it was a great concert. >> no kidding. how would you like knob that audience? >> let me tell you, you went to a springsteen concert before. i was never a huge fan of his what a show the man puts on. i mean, absolutely amazing. >> four hours, right? >> four hours straight. the guy does not take a break. >> so now you're a fan? >> now i'm a fan of his. >>> around the bay area, we have some very cold temperatures to start out the morning as we have cold air that's moved in from the gulf of alaska sitting right overhead. you can see the stormy weather has passed moving to s
as smart, caring and rum bunktious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey of his favorite player, giants wide receiver, victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with angels and knocking their halos off their heads and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. marly hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut. >>> newtown school officials have brought in grief counselors for students who need help dealing with the tragedy. >>> people across the country are paying tribute to the victims of the shooting. locally dozens of people gathered last night for a vigil in in gilroy. organizers said it gave people a chance to get together and share their thoughts. >> having an environment like this helps people process it. then being able to give resources that kind of help people continue that journey. >> the names of all the newtown victims were read and a candle was lit for each of them. >>> more bay area vigils are planned including one thi
into new york. around the bay area, 50s and maybe some low 60s this afternoon in the south bay and that will be about it. and then we are going to catch a break. toward tomorrow, just a slight chance of maybe a shower or two. but really partly cloudy skies. wednesday looks dry. but a return to some stormy weather on thursday staying unsettled right into the weekend, gianna. >> it's going to be a tough weekend with all that rain. let's head over to the roadways now. 121 also known as silverado trail is completely shut down now due to an accident that may have hit a pole and took out some wires so there's lots of activity and crews on the scene trying to clean up the situation between stone crest drive and hagen road the 1800 block of sill rather is rad doe trail so give yourself some extra time to get around that area. they should have that reopened by 7:00 this morning. the rest of the bay area slick surfaces. 880 both directions looking good, somewhat windy. 15 minutes between 238 and the maze. now, the rest of the east bay nice travel times so far. altamont pass not showing a
william spengler, who shot and killed two firefighters near rochester, new york, said in a note he left behind. the most chilling part of the note, the part where he wrote about his desire to, quote, do what i like doing best, killing people. the 62-year-old did not say why. >> motive assaults burning question and i'm not sure we'll ever have -- we'll never know what was going through his mind. >> a body found in spengler's burned home is believed to be that of his sister. meanwhile, people are now being allowed back into their homes near those that burned in the deadly fire christmas eve. >>> you think it's bad here? storms led to a number of rescue operations in malaysia. more than 13,000 people were evacuated from the country's east coast today as monsoonal rain hit the region. at least one death is reported more than 6500 people have had to flee their homes. they have nearly 200 relief centers available to help the evacuees. >>> and the world's longest high-speed rail line is now open for business in china. the first trip was this morning as passengers boarded a train in bay bridge.
of a $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he is the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius at getting the community to work with police. >> previous chief that they hired from the outside left and said he didn't get the kind of support he needed to do the job. and i think this is a sign that they are willing to give someone who is competent that kind of support. >> reporter: chief jordan will take a page out of bratton's strategy and reimplement neighborhood policing. but instead of citywide, he will start with dividing east oakland into two districts. >> we build trust and we hold the captains and the command officers responsible for knowing about crime, addressing crime. >> reporter: some residents s
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